The True Meaning Of The Wife Of Bath's Tale

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Wife of Bath was seen as a ¨hoe” or a “slut” for having more than one infidelities. How can one earn a title for her beliefs? Does her reasoning justify her actions? The Wife of Bath tale created questions that made readers question their own doings. As the tale was being told we learned more about behind the reasonings of The Wife of Bath.
In the Prologue, it tells the reader that she believed that women were the head of the household. She tells her tale by using her five marriages as examples for her tale. In today’s world Americans will use the quote “happy wife happy life” which portrays as if women have a way of controlling men. The Wife of Bath says, “ She boast of how she controlled her first three husbands by always making them

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